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Wage Recycling Workers

Position Details

Position Information

Working Title Wage Recycling Workers
Position Number 2201
Posting Number S1050
State Role Title Transportation Operator I
Position Type Wage
Position Status Part Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime
College/Division Business Services
Department 100259 - Recycling/Integ Waste Mgt E&G
Pay Band 1
Pay Rate Hourly
Specify Range or Amount $10.75 per hour
Is this a JMU Only position? No
Is this a grant-funded position? No

Position Summary Information

General Information

James Madison University’s Facilities Management is seeking part-time Wage Recycling Workers for two different shifts. One shift is Monday – Friday and the other is Sunday – Thursday. Weekday hours are 7:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and weekend hours are 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Duties and Responsibilities

Pick up ground litter, sort recyclables and empty outdoor and indoor recycling from all campus locations.


Applicants must have the ability to drive safely and responsibly in a campus environment; ability to use a golf cart style vehicle and/or pick-up truck with mirror backing in tight, crowded spaces; demonstrated ability to lift 30-50 pounds repeatedly throughout shift; ability to work independently; ability to walk and be on your feet through most of a six hour shift; provide excellent customer service; be willing to handle various items of trash and have ability to work predominately outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. Applicants must be at least 19 years old with a valid driver’s license and must have possessed a valid driver’s license for a minimum of 24 months total.

Condition(s) of Employment

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

These are part-time wage positions working an average of 29 hours per week over the course of a calendar year with no benefits.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 08/15/2017
Beginning Review Date 08/23/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date
EEO Statement

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.

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Additional Posting Information

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • Charlottesville Daily Progress
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Employee Referral
    • Harrisonburg Daily News Record
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • JMU JobLink
    • Job Fair
    • NCAA
    • Northern Virginia Daily
    • Nuevas Raices
    • Other Referral
    • Phone Inquiry
    • Richmond Times Dispatch
    • Roanoke Times
    • Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.)
    • US Military Pipeline
    • VA Jobs Website
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Walk-in
    • Washington Post
    • Winchester Star
    • Other
  2. * If you selected a source above please type "N/A" in the following box. If you selected "Other" please indicate where you heard about the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Are you at least 19 years old with a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Have you possessed a valid driver's license for at least a total of 24 months?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. There are two shifts: Monday - Friday and Sunday - Thursday. Please indicate which shift you would be willing to work or whether you would consider both.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. With proper training, would you be able to handle materials containing bloodborne pathogens such vomit?
    • Yes
    • No